SOUTH LYON (WWJ) — A toddler was hospitalized on Monday afternoon after being hit by a lawnmower that was being driven by his grandparent.

Green Oak Charter Township police say the incident occurred at a home in the area of Ten Mile Rd. and Pheasant Lake Rd. in South Lyon at around 2 p.m.

The 2-year-old boy was struck by the mowing deck attached to a riding tractor. The child ran out in front of the mower and the grandparent could not stop before striking the boy.

First responders provided medical care for a child at the scene before he was taken to the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital for emergency care.

The extent of the child’s injuries and his condition are currently unknown.

[Stay with and LISTEN LIVE to WWJ Newsradio 950 for the latest]


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Cooking Classes In DetroitLearn how to whip up some wonderful dishes while having fun!
5 Bucket List Items To Cross Off In DetroitThe “must-do” items for anyone making a trip to Detroit.

Watch & Listen LIVE